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TurboCAD Furniture Maker v15
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Design Custom Cabinets & Furniture with Ease
TurboCAD Furniture Maker is a powerful plug-in to TurboCAD Deluxe, Pro, and Pro Platinum. More than just furniture creation, TurboCAD Furniture Maker helps you quickly design and edit custom cabinets, shelves, windows and doors, as well as a variety of home and office furniture. TurboCAD Furniture Maker then makes it easy to put your completed symbols into production. It’s a must have plug-in for architects, woodworkers, or anyone using TurboCAD for interior architectural design.
TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with a library of kitchen, home and office furniture symbols, including chairs, tables, cabinets, and new freestanding appliances. Easily swap doors, knobs, hinges, clamps, office table footing, shelf footing, window and door panels, and more, even change dimensions to fit your need. Customize with 1,800 modern materials, or use materials already in TurboCAD.
Tutorials and drawing examples help you quickly learn the software. Whether you’re looking to create custom furniture for manufacturing, or simply want to place furniture in your architectural designs for space planning, TurboCAD Furniture Maker helps you can create them on the fly with incredible ease.
TurboCAD Furniture Maker simplifies putting your completed furniture designs into production with tools to optimize cuts and eliminate waste, simplify ordering of parts, and furniture production.
Get Started Right Away
Quickly learn how to use TurboCAD Furniture Maker (TCFM) to speed the design of custom cabinets and furniture with the included step-by-step audio video instruction and getting started guide. Plus, examples offer inspiration and helpful tips.
Work with Existing Parametric Objects
TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with hundreds of pre-drawn furniture and cabinet symbols, include sinks and appliances. It also works with all parametric symbols included in your version of TurboCAD. Use TCFM to more easily change the symbols size or material, and save the new symbol to your TurboCAD Symbol Library. TCFM also allows you to resize the configuration of the symbol or any symbol element.
Create Custom Furniture Symbols
TurboCAD Furniture Maker’s fully layered drawing templates allow users to easily create all cabinets elements – doors, shelves, etc., as well as other furniture designs.
Change dimensions without side-slab deformation
Use libraries as supply components
Lay tiles on walls and on floors
Lay tiles on walls and on floors
Create holes in counters or table tops
Create your own libraries by changing size and material
Add supplemental information to elements
Quickly add elements to TurboCAD Drawings and Libraries
Export furniture data to CSV or XML format
Quick composition of shelves
Once the vector specifying the direction of shelf composition has been defined, the shelves selected from the TurboCAD Furniture Maker symbol library are automatically aligned next to one another. Furthermore there are many set options, such as distances in X, Y, and Z-axes and the sequence of the shelves may be changed during the insertion.
Easy Navigation and 2D/3D Views
2D and 3D icons offer easy switching over between 2D schemes and 3D symbol display. TurboCAD Furniture Maker also uses cameras to quickly view 2D designs in 3D. Simply choose a view point and view direction and immediately obtain the required perspective view. You can even pre-defined the resulting picture quality and save as a JPG file.
Copy Element Parameters
Copy parameters (Type, ID, Excess), and especially helpful option when working with cabinets. Simple select element (source) and with parameters you wish to copy and click the “Copy parameters” button. Then check the elements (destination) or where you want the parameters copied and click done.
Area Definition and Export
Select a particular area of your TurboCAD drawing, capturing the symbols contained within that area. Use the DAEX CUT utility to see all of the associated information in the area.
Disassemble Cabinet to Plane
A project documentation button allows you to take a 3D cabinet symbol and instant disassemble it, so it appears in pieces on a 2D plane to more easily get it ready for cutting.
TurboCAD Furniture Maker offers BXF import support, the export data format for DYNALOG, Blum’s best-selling planning and ordering software, for flexible cabinet planning and easy ordering of furniture fittings. TCFM can load cabinet designs with bore holes and a list of fittings from the DYNALOG program. TCFM can then further assign materials, edit dimensions, generate a bill of materials, and generate optimized cut-to-measure plans.
DAEX CUT Calculating and Optimizing Module
TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with the DAEX CUT software module for putting the parts of your completed symbols into production. Data transfer to DAEX CUT offers data processing of the furniture or cabinets to create parts lists, material totals and more. DAEX CUT saves you money as it optimizes the output for cutting plans. You can even manage customer information and stock of materials for reordering stock from suppliers.
Database enhances speed and flexibility
Automatic Numbering of cabinet elements
Default edge setting
Editable Printed Report Generator
Color Coding of Cabinets and Elements for simpler searching of elements on labels
Element Type allows users to add specifications like square and length to elements
Two-way data transfer so if you change cabinet dimensions, excess, materials, etc. in the DAEX CUT module, you can save the changes back to the TCFM file
TurboCAD Furniture Maker’s production module simplifies production and optimizes the manufacturing of cabinets, furniture, and furniture elements.
Get dimensions of consumed materials and identify offcuts usable for further processing
Optimize cut patterns; Set calculations to a minimum number of cuts for rapid cutting, or to a maximum yield with minimum consumption of material
Take the edge thickness into account; whether it should be subtracted from the total dimension of the cut plate or not.
View the structure of data elements composing the furniture, shelves, or cabinets
Create a sub-set in the furniture (shelf) set
Filter Square Parts in Orders
Color Code Assemblies on Labels
Pre-define the wood grain direction (along X- or Y–axis) on the table top.
Define allowances in X- or Y-direction for each area element
The ordering module simplifies the ordering of furniture materials and offers from suppliers, with flexible options for easy customization.
Generate reports for Orders and Offers –
Mass insert data into selected lines
Get a column total, summing the repeated elements in the furniture set.
Insert independent elements into the order without including them in the set
Pre-define most used print sets
Filter Offers and Orders
Manage supplier information
Add Suppliers to Materials directly from the Order Module
The business module offers flexible options for running your business your way.
Customer Address Lists - Pull information you’ve collected about customers including date of orders/delivery
Structured database that’s easy to edit
Automatic Assignment of Price Surcharges to the TYP (typical cabinets) and ATYP (atypical cabinet) cabinet groups
Relation of Assembly Types (typical, atypical or totally atypical
Relation of Attributes of categories to display in printed reports of orders and offers
Universal Change option to change operations in entire orders
Calculation of the number of hours for operations
Material Price Option to change the material price relative to the excess material
Overwriting Price Option to change the total price for module group items by overwriting the price
VAT Controls to change the VAT in Order and in Assortment
Catalogue Display shows the catalogue of cabinets in orders
High quality output for cutting plans and cutting plans with edges –
Bill of Materials Reports
Stock of Materials report for reordering stock from suppliers –
Reports of trade offers, orders, and material consumption by suppliers
Printable Labels –
Import/export of data regarding elements –
Data Exports from orders in XLS and CSV formats
NEW DAEX CUT v15
The DAEX CUT calculating and optimizing software module included in TurboCAD Furniture Maker (TCFM) for putting your custom furniture and cabinets into production has been updated.
NEW Automatic room dimension
New TurboCAD Furniture Maker v15 can dimension a room in on click, including windows and doors, Dimensions can also be edited from within TCFM. An ideal tool for planning the size of room.
NEW Automatic Dimensioning of Installation Symbols
When Installation utility symbols such as water, gas, electricity, waste, lights, etc. are installed into walls of your drawing, they are now automatically dimensioned. Dimensions can be subsequently edited and symbol position can be changed.
Now you can simply change the material of elements and edges, and the size for selected elements. Each type of furniture can have a Style defined. Style defines various material assignments for door edges, fittings, size and parameters. Any type of furniture can be defined in different Styles such as Standard or Exclusive. For example, Standard Style automatically assigns a less expensive material for furniture cabinet shelving material, mounting, edges, hinges, and groove construction while selecting Exclusive Style automatically assigns a more expensive type of material to these same elements. Style simply changes the material or parameters according to predefined rules.
IMPROVED Project Documentation Generation
Added project documentation setting enables the creation of better assembly plans.
IMPROVED Full-text material list filter
TurboCAD Furniture Maker’s list of materials now has a full-text filter. For example, if you are searching for pine, you do not have to remember the ID or tediously search through a broad range of materials. All you need to do is type “pine” in the search box and only the materials that contain the word “pine” will remain.
The same full-text filter can be found for edges, veneering and surface finishes as with material.
To change the material, it is enough to type the name of the desired material in the search box. Only materials that contain the entered characters will remain on the list.
The same function now can be used for searching for edges, veneers and surface finishes.
IMPROVED Composing according to Vector
Orienting boxes in the list available in "Composing acc. to vector", is now much easier. Type the part of Cabinet – ID In the window above the list box and the first in this series is selected.
NEW Print reports
Four new print reports are now available. Click below to see an example of each new report.
Technical Description of Product
NEW Generation of all cutting plans and display of the number of plates
After the generation of all cutting plans, you can now view how much of each material you need in order to put your plan into production.
NEW Up to 18 Cabinet Elements
TurboCAD Furniture Maker allows you to assign custom cabinet elements such as doors type, drawer type, base, knobs, etc. Where previously this was limited to only 8 elements, now you can set up to 18 elements cabinet elements for easy exchange.
NEW! Nesting tool in DAEX
DAEX now includes a 100-day, fully functional Trial version Nesting Tool. With it, you can create the shape of the material in TurboCAD, including holes and any number of parts of various shapes, which can be assigned a material type. DAEX-Nesting can then optimize these user-defined shapes of parts in order to achieve the highest possible yield from your cut pattern. Nesting is a great way to maximize profits by minimizing your production costs.
If you would like to purchase a full, permanent license of DAEX – Nesting, contact IMSI/Design and provide them the registration data you will receive after clicking on “Full version about”)
TurboCAD Furniture Maker requires TurboCAD Deluxe, Pro, or Pro Platinum version 20 - 21 32 bit only.
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